Lead Young: Every child needs to be a change-maker

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This article originally appeared on devex

Everyone can be a change-maker and it is never too early too start. That is the premise that global non-profit Ashoka says is behind its new LeadYoung initiative, which seeks to inspire people with stories about successful social entrepreneurs and how they started their work at a young age.

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The great entrepreneurs today almost all started in their teens, including over 80 percent of the Ashoka fellows. A survey of LinkedIn and found 66 percent of all professionals said they started something in their teens — these people are four times more likely to be a C-level leader, an entrepreneur, a founder, or co-founder. We've seen the pattern over and over again.